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Crooked Stave Hop Savant

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Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
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on tap
common

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RATINGS: 264   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
100% Brettanomyces Pale Ale. Dry Hopped Artisian Ale Fermented in Oak Foeders.
36% Citra, 36% Mosaic, 28% Simcoe.

All versions of Hop Savant fall under this listing. Small hop changes in the boil are considered a tweak and any further dry hopping differences don’t constitute a new listing. This is confirmed via the brewer.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
greenclansman (712) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - APR 22, 2014
very belgian pale ale-Orval-type of beer. strong belgian yeast-brett aromas and taste, with a strong bitter dry aftertaste. not a bad beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
armando629 (2383) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 19, 2014
12 fl. oz., De Molen Beershop, Bodegraven.
Cloudy yellow one with a small white head that diminishes quickly and stays as a small lacing one on the surface. Barnyard, lemon, straw and citrusses, tart in the nose. Medium body with a tart mouthfeel, fruity notes of hops, some resinous character. Lemon and sourish citrusses in the aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ogreface (1333) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 19, 2014
Teas szin, gyorsan mulo vekony hab. Lo szag, igen breta illat, gyumis, iz is igen kiegyensulyozottan fanyarkas, gyumolcsos, teas, almas, finoman szensavas, frissito. Finom.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wisdomsolo (313) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - APR 18, 2014
UPDATED: APR 21, 2014 WOOF! This is probably the most pucker I’ve ever gotten out of a sour. Aroma has a weird innertube kind of smell. Flavor is bready and wheaty after you get past the pucker.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yiannnos (691) - , CYPRUS - APR 17, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy amber colour. Funky brett aroma. Brett in the taste as well, malty, caramel

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10103) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 17, 2014
Botlte Galaxy version! Moderate malty and heavy hoppy aroma. Brett notes. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. Great aroma, good taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (3013) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 14, 2014
On tap @ Mikkeller Bar. A cloudy deep orangey/orange looking one with a small but surprisingly lacing white top. On the nose it’s light woody and hoppy with some bashing detergent fruitiness and traces of grass and brett. . Smells really good. More detergents in the taste. A bit harsh to say the least. Almost yeast smoky in a bad way. In the mouth it’s mouthdrying but oily in texture while the carbonation is above average. Sour peaches with wood, burned matches, that bitter detergent and dandelions. Not the best Crooked I’ve had due to all that near artificial detergent bitter flacors, but still not a bad one at all. 10.01.2014

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
c0fein (111) - FINLAND - APR 12, 2014
375ml bottle from Bierkompass.

Pale orange outlook with big sticky cloudy white foam. Aroma is fresh and fruity but little bit mild. Not so sour but good stuff still. Easy to drink.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (2352) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 10, 2014
Bottle shared by westmeister at his house. Funky feet aroma. Murky orange color but I may have gotten the sediment in the bottom of the bottle since everyone else’s looks much clearer. Light fruit and grassy herbal hops. Peach and a bitter grapefruit finish. Like the hop profile working with the sour here.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (5636) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 5, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein orangegoldenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig, säuerlich, Brett. Geschmack fruchtig, säuerlich, malzig, leicht würzig.


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